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Half-Time Assistant Professor of English

North Central College
Naperville, IL

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Position Title:

Half-Time Assistant Professor of English



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Faculty Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Supervisor Title:

Chair, English Department


Half-time Faculty

Tenure Track:


Position Summary:

The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College invites applications for a half-time position in English, to begin August 1, 2023. Candidates should have experience in teaching first-year writing, as this will constitute their primary responsibility.

Candidates must hold an M.A., M.F.A., or Ph.D. in related field. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of students.

North Central College values diversity, equity and inclusion and strongly encourages candidates who would enrich the diversity of the campus community to apply. Experience working with diverse student populations and communities is highly desirable.

Founded in 1861, North Central College is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of about 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville. The college is within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station and is next to downtown Naperville. The Naperville area is home to many excellent school districts and Naperville, IL has been ranked as one of the best places to live by Money magazine. For more information, please visit: North Central College is an EEO Employer.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references in an electronic format to For further information, contact Jennifer Smith, Chair, Department of English, at

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

If you are hired, in accordance with College policy and the State of Illinois Executive Order 2021-20 “and subsequent continuations”, we will require you to provide proof that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated. Those who remain unvaccinated must participate in weekly COVID-19 testing as a condition of employment.

For more information about the College’s vaccine expectation along with other helpful information regarding the College’s current health and safety protocols—go to

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EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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